This award is the basic qualification for lifeguards.
It is valid for 12 months from the date of the examination. Further, for this award to remain valid all pre-requisites must be maintained as current/valid during this period.
Be a minimum of 18 years of age on the date of examination.
Hold a current SLSA Bronze Medallion.
Hold a current SLSA Silver Medallion (Patrol Captains).
Hold a current SLSA Silver Medallion (Advanced Life Support).
Perform complex patient retrieval and support aided and unaided by equipment.
Select appropriate rescue equipment.
Assess and manage the patient's distress levels.